Tigers in the NFL

Tigers in the NFL

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Tigers in the NFL

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By Trey McCurry

The NFL season is underway and former Tigers are making an impact around the league.  Each week TCI will track the progress of the Clemson players around the NFL.

Find out how the former Tigers did this week.

 

Da’Quan Bowers, DE             Tampa Bay Buccaneers        3-9

Season stats: 6 tackles (2 solo, 4 assisted), 0.5 sacks (for 4 yards) & 3 QB hits in 11 games (two starts)

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 27-6 loss at Carolina

Next game: Sunday, December 8 vs. Buffalo (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Andre Branch, DE                 Jacksonville Jaguars            3-9

Season stats: 24 tackles (20 solo, 4 assisted), 3 sacks (for 28 yards), 5 TFLs (for 39 yards), 6 QB hits, and 2 PDs in 12 games

Last game: 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted) & a QB hit in team’s 32-28 win at Cleveland

Next game: Thursday, December 5 vs. Houston (8:25PM on NFL Network)

 

Jaron Brown, WR                 Arizona Cardinals                 7-5

Season stats: 9 receptions (target: 15) for 95 yards (long of 19) with a TD & 2 ST tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in 12 games

Last game: 1 reception (target: 1) for 6 yards in team’s 24-21 loss at Philadelphia

Next game: Sunday, December 8 vs. St. Louis (4:25PM on FOX)

 

Crezdon Butler, CB               San Diego Chargers              5-7

Season stats: 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assisted) & a FF in six games

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 17-10 loss to Cincinnati

Next game: Sunday, December 8 vs. NY Giants (4:25PM on CBS)

 

Chris Clemons, S                  Miami Dolphins                    6-6

Season stats: 57 tackles (39 solo, 18 assisted), an INT, 6 PDs, & 3 ST tackles (3 solo) in 12 games (12 starts)

Last game: 3 tackles (3 assisted) & a PD as the starting SS in team’s 23-3 win at NY Jets

Next game: Sunday, December 8 @ Pittsburgh (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Kavell Conner, LB                Indianapolis Colts                 8-4

Season stats: 9 tackles (8 solo, 1 assisted), a PD, & 6 ST tackles (6 solo) in seven games

Last game: Not active in team’s 22-14 win over Tennessee

Next game: Sunday, December 8 @ Cincinnati (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Andre Ellington, RB              Arizona Cardinals                 7-5

Season stats: 72 carries for 440 yards (long of 80) with 2 TDs, 28 receptions (target: 41) for 247 yards (long of 36) with a TD, 1 KOR for 21 yards, & 2 miscellaneous tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in 11 games (one start)

Last game: Not active in team’s 24-21 loss at Philadelphia

Next game: Sunday, December 8 vs. St. Louis (4:25PM on FOX)

 

Jacoby Ford, WR                  Oakland Raiders                   4-8

Season stats: 5 carries for 15 yards (long of 4), 13 receptions (target: 21) for 99 yards (long of 22), 9 PR for 77 yards (long of 14), & 11 KOR for 253 yards (long of 30) in 12 games (one start)

Last game: 1 carry for 3 yards & 3 receptions (target: 5) for 19 yards (long of 11) in team’s 31-24 loss at Dallas

Next game: Sunday, December 8 @ NY Jets (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Marcus Gilchrist, SS              San Diego Chargers              5-7

Season stats: 51 tackles (36 solo, 15 assisted), a TFL (for 4 yards), 2 INTs (returned for 43 yards), 3 PDs, & a FF in 12 games (12 starts)

Last game: 5 tackles (4 solo, 1 assisted) & a FF as the starting SS in team’s 17-10 loss to Cincinnati

Next game: Sunday, December 8 vs. NY Giants (4:25PM on CBS)

 

Malliciah Goodman, DE         Atlanta Falcons                    3-9

Season stats: 7 tackles (5 solo, 2 assisted) and a TFL (for 1 yard) in 10 games

Last game: 2 tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) in team’s 34-31 (OT) win at Buffalo

Next game: Sunday, December 8 @ Green Bay (1:00PM on FOX)

 

DeAndre Hopkins, WR           Houston Texans                    2-10

Season stats: 41 receptions (target: 70) for 631 yards (long of 66) with 2 TDs, 3 miscellaneous tackles, and a FF in 12 games (12 starts)

Last game: 2 receptions (target: 5) for 77 yards (long of 66) & a miscellaneous tackle as the starting WR in team’s 34-31 loss to New England

Next game: Thursday, December 5 @ Jacksonville (8:25PM on NFL Network)

 

Jarvis Jenkins, DE                Washington Redskins            3-9

Season stats: 13 tackles (7 solo, 6 assisted), 1.5 sacks (for 7 yards), a TFL (for 3 yards) & 2 QB hits in eight games (three starts)

Last game: 2 tackles (2 assisted) as the starting LDE in team’s 24-17 loss to NY Giants

Next game: Sunday, December 8 vs. Kansas City (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Byron Maxwell, CB               Seattle Seahawks                 11-1

Season stats: 16 tackles (14 solo, 2 assisted), 4 PDs, a FF, a FR, & 3 ST tackles (1 solo, 2 assisted) in 12 games (one start)

Last game: 2 tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) & 2 PDs as the starting RCB in team’s 34-7 win over New Orleans

Next game: Sunday, December 8 @ San Francisco (4:25PM on FOX)

 

Antoine McClain, OG             Buffalo Bills                         4-8

Season stats: Has yet to appear in a game

Last game: Not active in team’s 34-31 (OT) loss to Atlanta

Next game: Sunday, December 8 @ Tampa Bay (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Michael Palmer, TE              Pittsburgh Steelers               5-7

Season stats: 1 reception (target: 1) for 8 yards, 1 KOR for 5 yards, & 1 ST tackle (solo) in 11 games

Last game: Played & did not record a stat in team’s 22-20 loss at Baltimore

Next game: Sunday, December 8 vs. Miami (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Ricky Sapp, DE                     Houston Texans                    2-10

Season stats: 1 tackle (1 assisted), 2 ST tackles (1 solo, 1 assisted) & a FR in seven games

Last game: Not active in team’s 34-31 loss to New England

Next game: Thursday, December 5 @ Jacksonville (8:25PM on NFL Network)

 

Coty Sensabaugh, CB            Tennessee Titans                 5-7

Season stats: 22 tackles (19 solo, 3 assisted), a TFL (for 3 yards), 5 PDs, 2 FRs, & 4 ST tackles (4 solo) in 12 games (two starts)

Last game: PD in team’s 22-14 loss at Indianapolis

Next game: Sunday, December 8 @ Denver (4:05PM on CBS)

 

C.J. Spiller, RB                    Buffalo Bills                         4-8

Season stats: 138 carries for 656 yards (long of 77) with 2 TDs & 24 receptions (target: 29) for 116 yards (long of 27) in 11 games (six starts)

Last game: 15 carries for 149 yards (long of 77) with a TD & 2 receptions (target: 4) for 8 yards (long of 8) as the starting RB in team’s 34-31 (OT) loss to Atlanta

Next game: Sunday, December 8 @ Tampa Bay (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Brandon Thompson, DT        Cincinnati Bengals                8-4

Season stats: 19 tackles (12 solo, 7 assisted), 1.5 sacks (for 12.5 yards), 2 TFLs (for 10 yards), and 4 QB hits in 12 games (three starts)

Last game: Played & did not record a stat as the starting DT in team’s 17-10 win at San Diego

Next game: Sunday, December 8 vs. Indianapolis (1:00PM on CBS)

 

Charlie Whitehurst, QB        San Diego Chargers              5-7

Season stats: 3 carries for -3 yards (long of -1) in one game

Last game: Did not play in team’s 17-10 loss to Cincinnati

Next game: Sunday, December 8 vs. NY Giants (4:25PM on CBS)

 

 

Players that have been placed on Reserve List:

Dwayne Allen, TE                 Indianapolis Colts

Chris Hairston, OT               Buffalo Bills

Jonathan Meeks, S               Buffalo Bills

 

Players on practice squads:

Dalton Freeman, C               New York Jets

Jonathan Willard, LB           Tennessee Titans

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